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On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old

By Parker J. Palmer. Berrett‐Koehler Publishers, 2018. 192 pages. $19.95/hardcover; $9.99/eBook. I rarely read a book with a highlighter in […]

Brent Bill is a photographer, writer, and retreat leader who lives in Indiana. A member of West Newton (Ind.) Meeting, his newest book _Beauty, Truth, Life, and Love_ is slated for release in September 2019.

Posted in: Books That Have Changed Us, November 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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Books November 2012

Our annual extensive selection of books

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A Great People To Be Gathered: The View From Pendle Hill

In the olden days, when I was here, Quakers did not applaud at lectures. Remember those days? I was asked […]

Parker J. Palmer lived and worked at Pendle Hill as a student, dean, teacher, and writer-in-residence from 1974 to 1985. He is the author of nine books including A Hidden Wholeness, Let Your Life Speak, The Active Life, The Courage to Teach, and Healing the Heart of Democracy (forthcoming), and is founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal.

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Milestones February 2013

Births Heiland—Laura Kelley Heiland was born to Julie Heiland and Martin Kelley on January 22, 2012, at 8:15 p.m, in Elmer, […]

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Losing Earth: A Recent History

By Nathaniel Rich. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. 224 pages. $25/hardcover; $11.99/eBook.

Phil Favero is a member of Agate Passage Meeting in Washington State. He is a Montana native, a former member of Annapolis (Md.) Meeting, a retired economist, and a longtime supporter of Friends’ work to right our relationship with the natural world.

Posted in: Gambling, November 2019 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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The Courageous Many

Learn the many ways AFSC engages with Friends today.

Lucy Duncan serves American Friends Service Committee as director of Friends Relations and is a storyteller and member of Green Street Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa.

Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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The Listening Life: Embracing Attentiveness in a World of Distraction

By Adam S. McHugh. IVP Books, 2015. $16/paperback; $15.99/eBook. For McHugh the act of listening, in its broadest sense of […]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind.) Meeting, and an occasional contributor to the quarterly publication What Canst Thou Say?, focusing on mystical experience and contemplative practice.

Posted in: Crossing Cultures, October 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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News August 2018

British Faith and Practice; Grave marker for abolitionists; women’s theology conference.

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Quakers and Literature (Quakers and the Disciplines Volume 3)

Edited by James W. Hood. Friends Association for Higher Education, 2016. 167 pages. $19.95/paperback. The central thread that holds together […]

Michael S. Glaser is a professor emeritus at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and served as Poet Laureate of Maryland from 2004 to 2009. He and his wife, Kathleen, offer retreats that fuse Parker J. Palmer’s Courage and Renewal work with reading and writing poetry. His website is michaelsglaser.com.

Posted in: November 2016 Books, Quaker Book Reviews, Quakers and Social Media
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The Everywhere Oracle: A Guided Journey Through Poetry for an Ensouled World

By Caryl Ann Casbon. Wyatt‐MacKenzie, 2015. 112 pages. $17.99/paperback; $7.99/eBook. There is a deep part of every human being that […]

Valerie Brown is a member of Solebury Meeting in New Hope, Pa., and a lay member of the Order of Interbeing ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh. She is a consultant, leadership coach with Lead Smart Coaching (leadsmartcoaching.com), and a retreat leader prepared by Parker J. Palmer and the Center for Courage & Renewal.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, September 2016, September 2016 Books
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